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return of stolen antiquities puts a wwii hero in the spotlight | life

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return of stolen antiquities puts a wwii hero in the spotlight | life

saturday january 13, 2018 life | greek editionclassifiedssubscriptionsfavoritesno favoritestwitterfacebookterm  life 18:47 return of stolen antiquities puts a wwii hero in the spotlightyiannis papadopoulostags:archaeology, historynikolaos platon was known for never exaggerating, however wild his archaeological adventures may have seemed. slight and modest, with a phd from paris, he was one of the unlikely heroes of occupied greece in world war ii, defending the country’s monuments at any cost.interest in his accomplishments has been revived by the recent return to greece of 26 ancient relics stolen from crete in wwii. the story of their homecoming began a decade ago, when experts at the university of graz in austria launched a p...